Lockwood & Co: The Dagger in the Desk
A spooky short story introducing readers to the world of Lockwood.
A thrilling new case for London’s most talented psychic detection agency – from the global bestselling author of the Bartimaeus Sequence.
In London, a mysterious and potentially deadly ghost is stalking the halls of St Simeon’s Academy for Talented Youngsters. It lurks in the shadows, spreading fear and icy cold – and it carries a sharp and very solid dagger . . .
The headmaster wastes no time in enlisting the help of ghost-hunters Anthony Lockwood, Lucy Carlyle and George Cubbins.
Can Lockwood & Co. survive the night and save the day?
Praise for Lockwood & Co: The Dagger in the Desk
Stroud delivers another riveting narrativeBooklist
Rousing adventures for young tomb robbers and delvers into realms better left to the deadKirkus
As in the first volume there are plenty of heart-stopping moments and a generous dollop of gore, but nothing most teens and confident readers can't handle: in fact, the problem will be to persuade them to put the book down. In short, it's both gross and engrossing!The Bookbag